Our Top 12 College Application Editors

Let Us Help You Make a Lasting Impression With Your College Application

Good test scores and grades are a great first step to gaining admission to the college of your choice, but your application writing also needs to be up to par. Let us help perfect your application so admissions officers will be interested in you and your potential.

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1. WickedWordsmith

1,142 Client Reviews
58,652 Pages Edited

Editor at the Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship

Starting at $7.50 USD per page


2. jmelton

469 Client Reviews
22,465 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois

Starting at $8.50 USD per page


3. WordMechanic

2,920 Client Reviews
83,254 Pages Edited

Senior Editor for Reader's Digest

Starting at $11.00 USD per page


4. WriteWatchman

4,661 Client Reviews
138,784 Pages Edited

Professor at Cincinnati State University

Starting at $8.95 USD per page


5. S.Edwards

604 Client Reviews
16,623 Pages Edited

J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Starting at $12.95 USD per page


6. WordHelper

24 Client Reviews
569 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hawaii

Starting at $5.50 USD per page


7. Precision_Editing

193 Client Reviews
7,525 Pages Edited

Professor at Syracuse University

Starting at $7.00 USD per page


8. mgmediting

272 Client Reviews
7,528 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from the University of Louisiana

Starting at $8.00 USD per page


9. LexEditor

2,239 Client Reviews
53,359 Pages Edited

J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law

Starting at $11.00 USD per page


10. HaikuGarden

12 Client Reviews
239 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Japanese Literature from the University of Wisconsin

Starting at $4.00 USD per page


11. Ms._Litteraria

257 Client Reviews
5,667 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from Lehigh University

Starting at $7.00 USD per page


12. Ponder1

1,920 Client Reviews
66,387 Pages Edited

M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University

Starting at $14.00 USD per page

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What We Bring to the Table

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Your college application has never looked this good

Writing your college application is an opportunity to show admissions officers who you are, what you will bring to their school, and why you deserve to be accepted. A well-written application can give you a tremendous advantage over other applicants. That's why we are here to help.

Editing a college application

Let our rated and reviewed editors polish your college application until it shines. We'll begin by covering the fundamentals that you would expect from any skilled editor. However, our editors go far beyond the basics. We want to make sure you deliver a winning college application that will convince admissions officers of your worth. That's why we'll work with you to create a clear, concise, and consistent flow throughout your writing. Our professional editors will go over your college application with the proverbial fine-tooth comb, evaluating and addressing:

  • Errors in spelling, grammar, syntax, tense, and sentence structure
  • Readability and flow
  • Overall organization
  • How well the statement or essay responds to any required prompt
  • The strength of your introduction and conclusion
  • Redundancy and unnecessary content
  • Conciseness and adherence to any required word count, where possible
  • Language and diction
  • Consistency in regional English spelling conventions, including American, British, Canadian, and Australian variations
  • Your overall writing style and how you approach your goals

Your editor will enhance every part of your college application package, including your:

  • Personal Statement
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Common App
  • Letter of Intent
  • Diversity Statement
  • Research Statement
  • "Why This School" Supplemental Essay
  • Academic Interests Supplemental Essay
  • Community Supplemental Essay
  • Extracurricular Activity Supplemental Essay
  • Overcoming Challenges Supplemental Essay

We will also challenge your assertions when necessary, ensure that your ideas are fully developed, and provide in-depth feedback. In other words, our college application editing experts will help to improve every aspect of your college application.

How does it work?

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Your first step is simply to browse our extensive pool of college application editors and review their credentials, portfolios, and experience. Each ServiceScape editor has been rated and reviewed by clients just like you. Many editors have been rated hundreds or even thousands of times. You can check out any editor’s client reviews to get a full understanding of that editor’s capabilities to ensure that you will find the right editor for you.

Once you choose your ServiceScape editor, the professional will get to work as soon as possible on your project. We are all about collaboration here, and we want to make sure that your voice is heard every step of the way. That's why we make it possible for you to maintain continual communication before, during, and after your project. You can send a message or even set up a teleconference call. Whatever means of communication you prefer, we are here for you.

Need your college application edited ASAP? Just submit an Express Delivery project, and we can return your edited writing within an hour or two without any compromises on quality.

Your number one source for trusted college application editors

Editing a college application with a red pen

Your college application needs to do more than just check the boxes: it needs to be written flawlessly in order to capture the interest of your audience from the first word all the way to the last. It's our job to improve your college application – without sacrificing the personality you've worked so hard to instill into every sentence. We will polish your college application to perfection and guarantee that it is an excellent advocate of both who you are and what you can do. The proof is in the pudding. With countless reviews pouring in every day about our superior services, our history and track record of success stories speak for themselves. Start browsing for your editor today, and let's deliver the unforgettable college application that will get you admitted to the school of your choice.

Frequently asked questions

How do I hire an editor?

You can hire an editor in just four steps:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you want to hire.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Hire Me" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

You will have the option to either select a predefined service or create a custom project. If you select a predefined service, you can pay for your project immediately by using a credit card, U.S. bank transfer, or PayPal®. After your payment method has been approved, the editor will start working on the project as soon as possible and will deliver it by the due date you selected. If you select a custom project, the editor will provide you with a service proposal that will have a unique price for the unique service you require.

Can I have a free sample?

Sure! Many ServiceScape editors provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by doing the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to ask for a free sample.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Free Sample" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

If the editor accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample edited version within a couple of days.

How do I contact an editor?

To contact an editor about your project, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you'd like to contact.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Send Message" button.
  4. Write and send your message.

We will email you a notification as soon as your editor replies to your message.

How do I set up a teleconference with an editor?

If you would like to speak with an editor directly, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to speak with on a teleconference call.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Teleconference" button.
  4. Enter the date and time you would like to have your discussion.

We will contact you right away about availability and set up the teleconference for all parties involved.

Where can I find ratings and reviews for editors?

You can find ratings and reviews from past clients within most editor profiles. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to see them. You can also read ServiceScape ratings and reviews on eKomi. In addition, ServiceScape has been featured in several publications and websites, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, UpWork, HuffPost, Indeed, and The Ladders.

Can I see examples of work the editors have done in the past?

Many editors have portfolios which feature their editing. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to view these edited versions.

Where can I find price and due date information?

A list of prices and due dates can be found within each editor's profile. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button.

Do you provide editing certifications?

Yes, we provide editing certifications. Simply request the document when you hire an editor. When your project is delivered, you can download the editing certification by clicking on your project and clicking on the "Certification" button. These signed declarations certify that a document has been professionally edited by a ServiceScape editor.

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